SARAH ANN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SARAH ANN
    • Operator : MATTHEWS MARINE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : PASS CHRISTIAN
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 14
  • Size
    • Register length : 25.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14 Feet
    • Overall Length : 25.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 18 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2007
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1206024

MATTHEWS MARINE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MOBILE, AL TO NEW ORLEANS, LA; RIVER BAYS AND INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND CRANE BARGES

BLANCHE MARIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRILBY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Maritime Security: Neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea

Maritime Security: Neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea

Is neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea the answer to West Africa’s maritime crime crisis?In October 2020, China’s transport ministry established an ad hoc workgroup to lay down precautionary measures for ships and seafarers passing through high piracy risk West African waters.The move came as China told its vessels to up vigilance and implement a series of precautionary measures to ensure the

Firefighters Evacuated from Listing USS Bonhomme Richard

Firefighters Evacuated from Listing USS Bonhomme Richard

The U.S. Navy said it has cleared the burning USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and its adjacent San Diego pier of all personnel due to a shift in the vessel's list. The warship has been ablaze since Sunday morning."Out of an abundance of caution the pier and ship were cleared of personnel due to an initial shift in the ship’s list. Personnel are now pier side.

Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Departs Los Angeles

Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Departs Los Angeles

The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Los Angeles Friday after supporting local COVID-19 response efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.Mercy has been at the World Cruise Center Terminal in the Port of Los Angeles since March 27, serving state and local healthcare providers by treating non-COVID-19 patients in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Foss' New Tug Arrives in Long Beach

Foss' New Tug Arrives in Long Beach

The Jaime Ann, the first of four new ASD-90 tugs constructed by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders for the Saltchuk family of companies, arrived today in her new homeport of Long Beach, in California. Powerful enough to escort the largest tankers and containerships calling on ports in the U.S.

USNS Mercy Arrives in Los Angeles

USNS Mercy Arrives in Los Angeles

U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Los Angeles, Friday to support the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts.While in Los Angeles, the ship will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, and will provide a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries, critical care and ward care for adults.

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

There’s a barge full of reasons why many operators turn to ATBs.A  mainstay of the U.S. coastwise dirty and refined products trades, articulated tug barges (ATB) have increasingly filled a void left as the fleet of Jones Act tankers (with crew complement requirements exceeding that of tugs) has aged out.

PHOTO: Viking's New Expedition Ship Floated Out

PHOTO: Viking's New Expedition Ship Floated Out

Cruise ship operator Viking has this week informed that its first expedition ship – the 378-guest Viking Octantis – was floated, marking a major construction milestone and the first time that the new ship touches water.The float out is important because it denotes a ship moving into its final stage of construction. The float-out ceremony of Viking Octantis took place on December 22.

Fourteen Migrants Found Dead Off Venezuela Coast

Fourteen Migrants Found Dead Off Venezuela Coast

Fourteen people believed to have traveled from Venezuela to Trinidad and Tobago were found dead in waters near the South American nation's coast, Venezuelan authorities said on Sunday, hours after Trinidad and Tobago confirmed the first bodies being found.At least 40,000 Venezuelans live in Trinidad and Tobago, the majority fleeing their country's economic crisis, unemployment

Britain's New Polar Ship Sir David Attenborough Starts Sea Trials

Britain's New Polar Ship Sir David Attenborough Starts Sea Trials

Britain’s new polar ship, the Sir David Attenborough, headed for the open seas on Tuesday to start trials after a storm delay, before making its maiden voyage to Antarctica next year for climate change research.The 200 million pound ($260 million), state-of-the-art, polar research vessel, with its red hull and a bright yellow crane on its stern

US Authorities Find Drugs on Cargo Ship in Miami

US Authorities Find Drugs on Cargo Ship in Miami

Law enforcement teams interdicted about 33 pounds of cocaine on board a Togo-flagged cargo ship in Miami on Monday.U.S. Coast Guard Sector Miami and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations law enforcement teams boarded the 55-meter general cargo vessel La Temperance on the Miami River due to suspected fraudulent mariner credentials.

Taiwan Resumes Ocean Cruise Amid Pandemic

Taiwan Resumes Ocean Cruise Amid Pandemic

Taiwan resumed an island-hopping ocean cruise on Sunday, joining a handful of places in the world to restart voyages after the coronavirus pandemic brought the industry to a virtual standstill.Some 900 holiday makers are adapting to new safety measures when boarding Genting Hong Kong’s Explorer Dream embarking from Taiwan’s northern Keelung port.

Foss Maritime Christens Tier 4 Tug

Foss Maritime Christens Tier 4 Tug

Seattle-based Foss Maritime christened the new 90-ton tugboat Jamie Ann on February 29.The first of four new ASD-90 tugs under construction at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in Freeland, Wash., the newbuild will be followed by sister vessels Sarah Averick, Leisa Florence and Rachael Allen, all scheduled to be delivered this year for service within the Saltchuk Marine family of companies.